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Study on Optimization Problem of Propellant Mass Distribution under Restrictive Conditions in Multistage Rocket

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IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Computer Applications 2012
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
ICACA - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Paras Bhatnagar
Sanjeev Rajan
Divya Saxena

Paras Bhatnagar, Sanjeev Rajan and Divya Saxena. Article: Study on Optimization Problem of Propellant Mass Distribution under Restrictive Conditions in Multistage Rocket. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Computer Applications 2012 ICACA(1):27-29, September 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Paras Bhatnagar and Sanjeev Rajan and Divya Saxena},
	title = {Article: Study on Optimization Problem of Propellant Mass Distribution under Restrictive Conditions in Multistage Rocket},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Computer Applications 2012},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {ICACA},
	number = {1},
	pages = {27-29},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

When a mission for multistage rocket is fixed, the problem of optimum staging for rocket design comes in. In the proposed study we have discussed the treatment of optimization problem under two subsidiary conditions of restriction, namely for a constant initial gross mass of the rocket, to find optimum stage-mass distribution to achieve minimum propellant mass for a given required payload and burnout velocity. The usual assumption of drag free and gravitation less environment is taken.

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